Mould of the hand of Sir James Syme, professor of Clinical Surgery at Edinburgh University (1833-69); he was a celebrated surgeon especially noted for his amputation skill and techniques; John Brown, a pupil, suggested having a mould made for posterity; the original is in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Edinburgh; presented to Dr. R.I. Harris by Sir James Learmonth, chairman of Clinical Surgery, Edinburgh University, after a lecture given on Sir James Syme.
Overall surface grime on both sides, minor creases at fold lines; minor fading on signatures; edges show creased border where prevously mounted in frame
Kirsty Earley Digital Heritage Officer Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow; 11 April 2019
Certificate given to James Stirling, who studied at the University of Glasgow and practiced at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He took classes from 1827-1829. One of them being placement at the Infirmary in 1829. The certificate acknowledges his completion of his placment at the Infirmary before he graduated in 1830.
The name at the very bottom is that of Robert Perry who was the president of the College, (then known as the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow), from 1843-1845. He was a physician and surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1820-1848. Robert Cowan was a member of the College and practiced at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Dental demonstration kit with plastic models of teeth; black textured plastic-covered case (a) lined with purple fabric; silver metal clasp on front, hinges on back; two dividers in bottom of box; white tooth model atop pink cylindrical stand (b); tooth is cut in half, showing nerves and root insid…
Dental demonstration kit with plastic models of teeth; black textured plastic-covered case (a) lined with purple fabric; silver metal clasp on front, hinges on back; two dividers in bottom of box; white tooth model atop pink cylindrical stand (b); tooth is cut in half, showing nerves and root inside; model of right half of lower teeth mounted on rectangular pink stand (c); white teeth mounted in clear plastic jaw, covered in part by pink gum on outside; shows vein and artery under teeth; pink rectangular stand with groove at top (e), white tooth mounted on clear rectangular stand (f); matching tooth mounted on clear stand (g); both slide into groove on stand; clear domed lid (d), with black and white x-ray affixed to one side; fits on top
Number Of Parts
a - case - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
b - tooth model - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
c - jaw model - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
d - cover - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
e - stand - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - tooth model - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
g - tooth model - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
(a) Printed on box lid: "DENSCO"; engraved on clasp: "PRESTOLOCK CO"; (b) embossed on bottom: "DR. P.T.W. // DENSCO"; (c, e) embossed on bottom: "DENSCO"
Storage Room 0010
Case (a) is worn at corners, fabric faded inside; glue remnants on back inside box; some dark marks on plastic models
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Marc Lemieux from Ottawa, Ontario